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There are 7 ways to get from Alicante to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Alicante  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Budapest (BUD) ALC - BUD

$89 - $196

6 alternative options

Train to Valencia, fly  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Budapest (BUD) VLC - BUD

$109 - $258

Train  •  27 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$544 - $738

Train, bus  •  39 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Girona Airport to Budapest, Budapest Népliget

$184 - $298

Bus Matei Unitrans  •  41 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante Calle Portugal to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

$147 - $238

Bus Tabita Tour  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

$139 - $176

Drive  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Budapest 1525.2 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Budapest is to fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Budapest is to fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Alicante Calle Portugal and arriving at Budapest via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 37 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Budapest is 1879 km. The road distance is 2440.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 27 h 22 min and costs 470€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Alicante to Budapest, including transfers.

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Alicante to Budapest bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, depart from Alicante Calle Portugal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 75€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 470€ - 650€ and takes 27 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 210€ and takes 41 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Alicante to Budapest bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Budapest station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1174.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Alicante to Budapest 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Budapest via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare De L'est, Paris Est, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 27 h 22 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Valencia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $460
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $4,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Valencia to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona Airport to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Alicante Calle Portugal to Arad
Ave. Duration
36 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Alicante to Arad
Ave. Duration
43 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Budapest is 2440 km. It takes approximately 22 h 57 min to drive from Alicante to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Transavia Holland, easyJet and five other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4446+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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